ritu menonRitu Menon is a feminist publisher and writer, with more than a dozen books and scores of academic essay to her credit. She is the author of acclaimed book Borders & Boundaries: Women in India's Partition and is the editor of No Woman's Land: Women from Pakistan, India & Bangladesh Write on the Partition of India. With Zoya Hasan, she has co-authored a three-volume study on the status of Muslim women in India, which include Unequal Citizens: A Study of Muslim Women in India. She was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2011. She has edited several anthologies of women’s writing in translation; is the publisher of two of the greatest Urdu writers in India, Ismat Chughtai and Qurratulain Hyder.

Books

Borders & Boundaries: Women in India's Partition

Unequal Citizens: A Study of Muslim Women in India

No Woman's Land: Women from Pakistan, India and Bangladesh Write on the Partition of India

Out of Line: A Personal and Political Biography of Nayantara Sahgal

Loitering with Intent: Diary of a Happy Traveller

Making a Difference

Sessions: Gender: Is feminism really different from patriarchy in its dealings with power?
venue: big venue
time: 11 am
Date: February 2